Vodacom appoints head of Tanzania

11 August 2015 |


Vodacom Group, the South African unit of Vodafone Group, has appointed Ian Ferrao as managing director of its Tanzania subsidiary.

Ferrao is presently MD of Vodacom Lesotho and will assume his role at Vodacom Tanzania in September 2015. He was promoted to his present role in February 2013. A successor to his role will soon be announced, said the company.  

Ferrao replaces Rene Meza who resigned in May 2015 to join Ooredoo in Myanmar. 

Vodacom has seen a series of senior management departures in recent months. CFO Ivan Dittrich resigned in July 2015, while Romeo Kumalo left his COO position in May 2015 to join his family business.